Pain management | Veterinary Medicine


Pain management

DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
Tacoma, Wash.-In an unprecedented ruling, the Washington Court of Appeals has determined how much pain is needed for an animal cruelty conviction.
DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2003
Q. Please provide educational material about canine chronic pain management for the client that is not commercially prepared.
DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Recently I was visiting with a friend who is still in clinical practice, and our talk turned to emergency duty.
DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2003
Colic, or abdominal pain, is a relatively common problem that develops in horses of all ages. Practitioners in the field of equine medicine should be familiar with the various conditions that can contribute to abdominal pain. Once a clinical evaluation has been performed the practitioner will be able to narrow the differential list to establish a working diagnosis.
DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2002
Treatment of painful conditions in horses has relied largely on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for much of the last 25 years. For example, flunixin meglumine (Banamine®) and phenylbutazone (Butazolidin®) have dominated the market for treatment of colic and lameness respectively. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that these drugs also have some side effects, most notably gastrointestinal ulceration.
DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
Signalment: Canine, mixed breed, 10-year-old, male castrated, 88 lbs.
DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002
How does your staff handle client grief?